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Crimwine is a project expansion of Chemical Distributors, Incorporated that is designed to provide wineries with chemicals and blends to facilitate wine-making operations.

Chemical Distributors, Incorporated combines talented personnel with over 60 years of providing superior service to various industries throughout the country.

Whether your needs call for processing, sanititizing, cleaning, or chemical blends, we have you covered.

 

Further information and technical data can be found on: Crimwine.com

 

The Power of Blends

Description:

Crimson PB Wash is a buffered alkaline detergent that has been proven to be more than an effective substitute for caustic soda cleaners. Due to its formulation of buffers and mild alkalis, it is safe on skin, soft metals, and plastics. Crimson PB Wash is used to penetrate carbon or protein soils and is not effected by hard water. Crimson PB Wash is a very effective C.I.P. cleaner that is particularly useful for removing soil found on brew kettles, conditioning tanks, filters, and fermenters. In addition, the blend does not require the excessive heat of typical caustic cleaners.

Features and Benefits:

  • Replaces Caustic soda
  • Free Rinsing
  • Safe to handle
  • Removes protein soil, carbon, and fatty acids
  • Effective at all temperatures
  • Safe on polycarbonate surfaces
  • Generates 5% oxygen
  • Excellent hard water tolerance

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: PBW
  • Birko: Bru-r-Ez

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Description:

Crimson LC Blend is a highly chlorinated liquid caustic cleaner developed specifically to meet the needs of the brewing industry. It is designed to be a low foaming CIP cleaner that will effectively removes protein soils, stains, fats, and oils from kettles and vessels. The amount of chlorine in this product will control the blue discoloring found on stainless steel after heat processing of protein based products. Crimson LC Blend is especially suited for removing soils in brew kettles and fermenters.

Features and Benefits:

  • Highly concentrated chlorinated caustic cleaner
  • Automated CIP cleaner
  • Effectively removes stains and proteins
  • Low foaming surfactant for fast soil penetration

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Star Line
  • CDI: 356

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Description:

Crimson NaK CIP is a liquid blend of sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide that is designed to raise pH or increase the alkalinity of a solution. This product is suitable across a variety of industries, where applications call for the neutralization of acids, or a requirement of a stand-alone cleaner.

Features and Benefits:

  • Eliminates formation of sludge.
  • Effective CIP cleaner.
  • Easily mixed within solutions.

Comparable Products:

  • Steris: CIP Neutralizer
  • Univar: Blend Caustic KOH CIP LF-2 (BCS 80917)

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Description:

Crimson NP Acid Cleanse 5 is a highly effective, low foaming acid cleaner that consists of phosphoric and nitric acid. It is designed to rapidly attack scale and stone to leave metal surfaces sparkling. The blend is especially useful in removing protein stains and starch. Crimson NP Acid Cleanse 5 low foaming characteristic enhances cleaning action when applied by circulation, spray, or agitated soap cleaner. It has been specially formulated to passivate and repassivate stainless steel vessels used in brewing.

Features and Benefits:

  • Economical to use.
  • Low foaming CIP cleaner.
  • Penetrates and removes scale, protein, and beer stone.
  • Passivates and brightens stainless steel vessels.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Acid Cleaner 5
  • Birko: Ultra Niter

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Description:

Crimson NP Acid Cleanse 6 is specially formulated as a keg cleaner to solve scale formation that develops with standard Alkaline cleaners. Its blend of detergent and acid quickly penetrate dried beer and easily dissolve oxalate scale. As an acid detergent, this blend can clean in a carbon dioxide environment without damaging the keg. Continual use as the main keg cleaner will keep scale free and condition its inner surfaces. Crimson NP Acid Cleanse 6 can also be used as the main cleaner in bright beer tanks. Its ability to work cold and in Carbon dioxide makes it ideal for this job. It saves time by not requiring carbon dioxide evacuation, and also its cold use will not create rain storms in the cooler.

Features and Benefits:

  • Effectively removes beerstone.
  • Penetrates dried beer
  • Low foaming.
  • Brightens aluminum surfaces.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Acid Cleaner 6
  • Birko: Acid Brite #2

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Description:

Crimson NS Acid Cleanse is a highly effective, low foaming acid cleaner that consists of nitric and sulfuric acid. It is designed to rapidly attack scale and stone to leave metal surfaces sparkling. This blend is especially useful in removing milkstone and fatty soils. Crimson NS Acid Cleanse low foaming characteristic enhances cleaning action when applied by circulation, spray, or agitated soap cleaner. It has been specially formulated to contain no phosphorous.

Features and Benefits:

  • Economical to use.
  • Penetrates and removes scale, milkstone and fatty solids.
  • Low foaming CIP cleaner.
  • Phosphorous free.

Comparable Products:

  • Ecolab: Envirocid plus

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Description:

Crimson GC is a highly chlorinated caustic cleaner developed specifically to meet the needs of the brewing industry. It is designed to be a low foaming CIP cleaner that will effectively remove protein soils, stains, fats, and oils from kettles and fermentors at low concentrations. The amount of chlorine in this product will control the blue discoloring found on stainless steel after heat processing of protein based products. Crimson GC is especially suited for removing soils in brew kettles and fermenters.

Features and Benefits:

  • Highly concentrated chlorinated caustic cleaner.
  • Effectively removes stains and proteins.
  • Low foaming surfactant for fast soil penetration.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: StarSuper CIP
  • Birko: Cir Tec / CLQR

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Description:

Crimson HDC is a heavy duty powdered alkaline cleaner. This product is a very powerful blend of 90-100% sodium hydroxide, chelating agents, dispersants, and polymers.

Features and Benefits:

  • Highly concentrated chelated caustic cleaner.
  • Effectively removes stains and proteins.
  • Low foaming surfactant for fast soil penetration.
  • Dissolves grease, oil, fats, and protein deposits.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: H.D. Caustic #2

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Description:

Crimson KA Mix is a concentrated, highly active liquid cleaner formulated for the removal of protein residue, tartrates, molds, yeasts, and calcium oxalate (beerstone) on fermenters, coils, walls, and brite tanks. The alkalinity portion of Crimson KA Mix is chlorine-free and facilitates rinsing. It is safe for use on stainless steel, glass-lined tanks, and fermenters.

Features and Benefits:

  • Highly concentrated liquid cleaner.
  • Quickly removes beerstone and protein residue.
  • Safe on stainless steel.
  • Easy rinse.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Liquid Circulation Cleaner

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Description:

Crimson Quat is a Liquid Quaternary Ammonium Blend, to be used as a Sanitizer for disinfecting and Deodorizing all types of hard surfaces. Applications are in Hospitals, Institutions, Food Service Areas, Restrooms, Glassware and Dishes, Food Processing Equipment, Dairy Processing Equipment, Food Storage Areas and Poultry Plants

Features and Benefits:

  • Enhances ease of solution preparation.
  • Reduces / Eliminates most bacteria, yeast and mold.
  • Provides odor control in most applications.
  • Ideal sanitizer for dairy, food and beverage processors.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Quantum
  • Birko: Bi-Quat

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Description:

Crimson PAA 5 is a stabilized, equilibrium mixture of peracetic acid, acetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, and water. Peroxyacetic acid is one of the most powerful microbiocides and is active against a wide variety of micro-organisms including anaerobic and aerobic bacteria, bacterial spores, yeasts and other fungi.

Features and Benefits:

  • Fast acting.
  • Non-foaming.
  • No rinse sanitizer on food and beverage processing equipment.
  • General purpose hard surface disinfectant.
  • Bacteria and slime (deposit) control in water treatment applications.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Peroxyacetic Acid 5%
  • Birko: Birk-Ox
  • Solvay: Proxitane EQ

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Description:

Crimson 681FL is a blend of phosphoric acid and dodecylnezenesulfonic acid. Crimson 681FL produces a dense sanitizing foam and will prevent water spotting on equipment surfaces, while also serving as an excellent overnight soak for fittings and gaskets.

Features and Benefits:

  • Certified as safe for use in the food and beverage industry.
  • Not affected by heavy organic soils
  • Not recommended for use on copper, brass, aluminum or other soft metals

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: Star San
  • Birko: Acid-Kleen

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Description:

Crimson Iodophor is a concentrated broad spectrum iodophor. This product is formulated to address disinfection requirements in food, beverage, medical, and other industrial applications. Crimson Iodophor contains a mixture of nonionic wetting agents that are combined with iodine to provide batericidal activity.

Features and Benefits:

  • Not affected by water hardness up to 400 ppm calcium carbonate.
  • Works at low temperatures.
  • Certified as safe for use in the food and beverage industry.

Comparable Products:

  • Five Star Chemicals: IoStar
  • Birko: Dyno-Mite

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The Power of Processing

Description:

Calcium Chloride may be used as a salt for water adjustment for the purposes of lowering pH. Calcium chloride is particularly useful in adding calcium to water that is low in chlorides. Calcium chloride may also be used in very small amounts to sweeten the final beer product.

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Description:

Calcium Carbonate may be used as a salt for water adjustment for the purpose of raising pH. Calcium Carbonate is most effective when added directly to the mash due to its limited solubility. It may also be used for making darker beers in areas of soft water.

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Description:

Phosphoric Acid is a clear solution. This chemical complies with the NSF International Standard No. 60, and has been certified for use in the treatment of drinking water at a maximum dosage of 12 mg/L at 85% strength.

Features and Benefits:

  • Food grade / ready to use.
  • Acidulation of beverages.
  • Controls corrosion in drinking water.
  • pH stable.
  • Can be used to lower the pH of mash.

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Description:

Calcium Sulfate - in beer manufacturing the calcium ion, together with the needed buffering action as provided by proper water correction, promotes proper gelatinization of the starch in the cooker mash, as well as protein degradation and starch conversion . Thus, yield in the main mash is increased. In addition, the color of the wort is improved, and better precipitation and flocculation of undesireable protein complexes are achieved. The result is a paler, smoother tasting beer with improved stability and shelf life.

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Description:

Citric Acid is used as a preservative, acidifier, chelator, and flavoring in various sections of the food and beverage industry. In Brewing applications, Citric Acid solution is used in sanitizing solutions to lower the pH, which will make the SO2 level more effective. It is also used to increase acidity at a ratio of 0.1% for each teaspoon/gal.

Features and Benefits:

  • Preservative
  • Acidifier
  • Chelator
  • Flavoring

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Description:

Lactic Acid - 88% is utilized in brewing applications to lower the mash and water pH.

Features and Benefits:

  • Widely used as an acidulant in foods and beverages.
  • Milder acid taste than most other food acids.
  • May serve as an effective preservative.
  • The bland acidity of Lactic Acid enhances the flavor of many products.

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Description:

Propylene Glycol may be used for chilling purposes, or as an overall coolant in the brewing process.

Features and Benefits:

  • Excellent solvent action.
  • High humectant values for providing moisture retention in products.
  • Low volatility.
  • Absence of odor and color.
  • Complete water solubility.
  • Excellent solubility for other organic materials.

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